Friday, July 25, 2014

DATES KHEER RECIPE |DATES PAYASAM

Dates-Kheer

Dates Kheer| Dates Payasam is a very simple payasam. With just milk and dates this payasam can be done in a jiffy. My brother-in-law always brings big boxes of dates for us from Muscat everytime. During our India trip he gave dates for us and i was too tempted to try this dates kheer. Try out this very simple dates payasam. No need to add sugar to this kheer as the sweetness of the dates is enough for the payasam.

Ingredients
Dates kheer

  Preparation Time : 30 mins | Cooking Time :15 mins |   Serves : 2

     Seedless dates    12
     Milk      2 cups + 1/4 cup
     Cashew nut    5
     Ghee   1/2 tsp

Dates-payasam
Method:
  • Soak the dates in 1/4 cup of warm milk for 20 minutes.
  • Boil 2 cups of milk in a pan till it reduces little less in volume.
  • Grind the soaked dates into  a smooth paste . You can add the soaked milk for grinding.
dates-soaked dates-paste
  • Add this ground dates paste to the boiling milk.
  • Mix well and and let this boil in low flame for 5 to 10 minutes.
add-dates paste kheer-ready
  • Roast the cashew nuts in ghee and add it to the payasam. Switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot or chilled.
  • No need to add sugar to the payasam as sweetness in the dates is very much enough.
 Dates-kheer
Notes:

  • I felt the payasam was little more sweeter, may be the dates is too sweet. If you feel the dates are too sweet, either you add extra milk while boiling or lessen the quantity of dates.
  • You can add ghee roasted   finely chopped dates along with cashew nuts.
  • Ghee roasted coconut bits can also be added.
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18 comments:

  1. this looks delicious jey, and love that mug :)

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  2. I have watched in a tv channel similar version with dry dates.my mother preapres both with fresh n dry dates payasam...even halwa also..these are also good for health as no sugar added.looks yummy.

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  3. I will try this and let you know how it turned out.the picture makes me try this soon

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  4. wow, this is so easy to make, thanks for sharing :)

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  5. Yummy kheer! I like it!! :)

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  6. Its good for our health, easy procedures. My kids favourite

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  7. love that mug... easy and yummy payasam...

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  8. mug of health!!!!Nice recipe!!!

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  9. Delicious. Jeyashree, I wanted to know whether you are using any food processor for chopping and slicing or any slicer kin. Pls throw some light on this. It will be very useful for us as the work gets over in a jiffy. With pics please.......

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    1. Hi karthika,
      I am not using any food processor to chop or cut the veggies. I do it on my own. For grinding i use the Indian mixie(preethi brand) . Any doubts feel free to ask

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  10. Thanks jeyashree. I am not that fast in cutting veggies. It takes a lot of time for me, and was looking for a food processor online. But nothing seems much interesting. And ur name has become my household name as I keep trying almost every other recipes from ur blog. Awesome work you are doing. Keep it up.

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  11. Hi jeyashri, when i tried to make dates payasam, i added dates paste n the milk got curdled, i couldnot get payasam

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    1. Not sure why it is curdled. May be you can try adding the dates mixture when the milk is warm. Do not boil in high flmae. Just put in simmer for 2 mins and switch it off

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  12. Even I had tried this payasam it could got curdled �� had kept it low sim

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    1. Oh quite surprising. Will try it again and update here at the earliest

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  13. Can I use coconut milk instead?

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